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   Abilene Reporter News (Newspaper) - June 27, 1954, Abilene, Texas                                 SCATTERED  SHOWERS  Abilene l^portet—^ftoé sdjiday  'WITHOUT OR WITH OFFENSE TO FRIENDS OR FOES WE SKETCH YOUR WORLD EXACTLY AS IT GOES"—Byron  VOL. LXII, NO. 373  At$0ciated Pres$ (AP)  ABILENE, TEXAS, SUNDAY MORNING, JUNE 27, 1954 -FIFTY-TWO PAGES IN FIVE SECTIONS  PRICE DAILY 5c, SUNDAY lOc  Casualties Admitted  Heavy on Both Sides  COURSES LAST FOR WEEK  1,700 Young Folks to Learn Water Safety in Swim Classes  Young folks here are heading for the old swimming hole, but first about 1,700 of them are going to learn how to behave in the water in Red Cross swimming courses.  Atwut 1,700 application cards have already been issued on request by the local Red Cross office, Mrs. Mattie Belle Newberry, executive secretary said.  Deadline for their return will be Thursday, when scheduling begins for the one-week course.  Six Instructors  Metta Dean Smith, assistant professor of physical education  at Abilene Christian College, will be in charge of this year’s lessons.  Assisting iier will be six instructors—Mrs. Clint Kapus, Mrs. D. H. Jefferies, Mrs. Bobby Dayle Dorsett, Jan Cook, Mrs. Jean Offield and David Dean,  Jean Collett will serve as substitute instructor.  Classes will be given during the four weeks on five levels— beginner, intermediate, swimmer, junior and senior life saving. Certificates will be awarded at the completion of each.  “We hope there will be no more than SO pupils for each  class, but that depends on the number who come in,” Mrs. Newberry said.  One Week of Lessons Each child will take lessons daily for one week. A new class will begin each week for four weeks.  First two weeks of classes will be held in the VFW pool, last two in the American Legion pool.  Registration cards should be picked up at the pools or at the Red Cross office, 1610 North Second St., she said.  Scheduling of classes will begin Thursday and run through Saturday.  C\T-DIP — Janice Kathleen McDonald, left, and Connie Ruth Griffin pulled a visiting kitten into the water at the VFW Pool while they were getting set for their own Red Cross swimming lessons. Janice is the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. J. J. McDonald. 17-.a North Third St.. and Connie Ruth of Mr. and Mrs. V. R. Griffin, 742 Kirkwood St. _  Strike May Tie Up Phone Service Here  Mother of Year  Picked by VFW  McCarthy Group Meets Wednesday Without Senator  WASHINGTON. June 26 .fu-Sen. Mundt (R-SD) said today he will take up Wednesday with senators who investigated the McCarthy-Army row a report from the De  GO INDEPENDENT  Cooke's Sons Quit Methodist Pulpits  Two preacher sons of President Harold G. Cotdte of McMurry Col-  FORT WORTH. Jupe 26 .fL-Mrs. Aqnes C. Lehiiertz of Muensttr. mother of eight sons and a Bell Tcleplione work^Ts here i daughter who have served in the may go out on strike next Thurs- armed forces, was named mother day in re.*ipect for Western KIct • of the year at the state convention tnc installers’ picket lines, if they , of Veterans of Foreign Wars at ar« established here    |    y hanquet tonight.  Whether or nut the instalUTs w ill The pleasant .S8 year-old mother set up picket lines in their strike refused to t^ike full credit for the again>» Western FJe<iric was not achievement, though.  known here Saturday The strike for 16.U00 installers wa.s called Friday by Joseph A. Beime, Communication Worker.»« of America chief, at the CWA con venlion in Cleveland. Ohio.  Long l>i.S|Wrtr It follows 8 dispute of .several months’ standing over an hourly laise in in.'tallers' wages.  Job i^eward K. O Taylor of the installerN* i'W.\ lot'al here sa.d Saturday that he had not heard anything from the CIO union headquarters about a strike But. he added, if it had been called on a national scale, the local work Cl'S wouui go out I IxH'al Bell workers w ill respect j installers’ picket lines if they are set up. Mrs. Rhoria Taylor, stew arde.vs in the traffic workers union local, said  Meetlag Mav Be lirld H. ii, L -.er. if ibt' insialicrs do not picket. It prob.ibly will not afiect Bell workers, she added meet-ing will pn>bably be held next wci’k to «ii'i'ide.  C\tA workers rcsp*H;t picket lines of their brother unions tra-ditionallv. she explained, but are not iieees aniy bound to c<K>per-ate otherwi.se Taylor had ii(g Iw ard any word i from either the Dallas or national CWA ofiiee. he .said Tht» order to picket will come from Dallas.  While a non picketin.g    strike;  would take around a dosen workers off the job. one w ith picket lines, might invoive up to 400 in several aurroundmg towm  Only Where on Job    |  The strike will involve ci'.ies only : where Westiiii F.levtnc workers^ are on the jot». Taylor said He knew ol installer.s work my now at SwevHwater. bnyder. Big Spring, Odr-tAa, Midl.Hnd and l.ubbtH'k Installer« struck here two year«  “The credit .«hould go to the children.” she said, “üiey were in  the service and if they hadn't  been I wouldn’t have been chosen I two members of its staff, for this honor”    |    Mundt'    had    called    a  tnRfroup for Wednes  fense Department tm two staff em- j lege have withdrawn from the min-ployes of the Senate Investigations istry of the Methodist Church, subcommittee.    xhey    are the Rev. John Bunyaa  In the closing hours of the tela- Cooke, S2, of Dallas, and the Rev. vised hearings the subcommittee j Charles J. Cooke. 29. of Abilene, received a Defense Department . -phe former resigned as pastor port which acting Chairman Mu^t |    Methodist  said showed “no clearance for; church of Dallas in mid-June. The  younger brother resigned June 13 as pastor of the Crescent Heights  The children are Earl, 36,  meeting of  Jmimy, 38, Eugene, 35. Giles, 32. David. 29. Quentin. 25. Floyd. 21, Donald. 19 and Dolores 27  Another son. Claude. 16. is attending school at Muensier.  The convention will end tomorrow afternoon after election of oliicers. Nominations completed todav were-  day, tentatively it 10 a m. after jand St.. .Abilene.  Methodist Church, 1336 Westmore-  learning that Sen. McClellan <D-ArkK the ranking minority mem-  Reveaied in Circular  Their action was revealed in a  ber of the subcommittee, would be | qj g circular statement is-back in town then.    sued by the pair, which the Re-  Vacationing since the end of the! porler-News received by mail Sat-  hearings. McCarthy may return here Monday. Mundt said, however. that McCarthy would not be  NEWS INDEX     Fort H006    Pott 4      Winter* Skowde* . .    ..... 5      Oil Import*    ..... 7      SECTION S      History of a Check .    ..... 1      Hondicopped Aid . .    ..... 1      Poimetto Polo . . . .    ..... Ì      Book* . . . .    .....3      Howtinf ....    ______ 4      Bu*inc«t Outlook . .    ..... 5      History of Abiltno .    ..... 5      Editor ioU .......    4      Amutementf    .. . B. 9      SECTION C      Loto Juno Bndet .    _____ 1      Newcomer*    ____ 4      Foshtonobly Speeking    ____ 6      Hollywood Beouty    7      Church, Rodio, TV    ____10      SECTION 0      Sports .....    ... 1-4      Clossitied ......    ... 5-9      Kecpmf Tab . . . . .    ____ 9      Form, Market* .    ____10     E MoKelvr.v Elwtra. Com i ¡"'««i mandfr: Ted Connell. Killeen, aen-; meeting o( the tubcomroiltee.  W. (BilD  ior vice commander: J Cole, Abilene and Jack McNeil. Fort Nt orth. junior v ice commander, Waller Gates, Galveston, and .A M. tJack» .Vrm.«;trong. Austin, quartermaster: Allen Harp. Child-ri'ss, and Thoma.«: M. Brannon Jr , Houston, judge advocate; l>r. E F Bykonen. Lubbock, surgeon; Father Mack Johnson. Houston, chaplain; T. C Selman. Tyler. Johnnye V. Foster. Lufkisi, and outgoing ». ommander Juslon M, Morrow of Rotan. national council memlH'rs The ladies auxiliary of the department also will elect officers tomorrow afternoon M the session today the group announced winners of the 19th  Snyder Man Killed Near Big Spring  BIG SPRING. Tex.. June 26 R E. Alexander. 25, oilfield roughneck from Snyder, was killed tonight when the car in which he was a passenger failed to make a curve and overturned on Ranch    ‘  Road 33 six miles south of Big Spring The driver. Ira .Alton HiU of Snyder, wasn’t hurt.  urday. It was mailed in Dallas Dr. Cooke confinned that his sons had withdrawn from the fellowship and ministry' of the Methodist Church, which owns and supports McMurry.  He said they plan to organize an independent Methodist Church in Dallas and have already held their first service.  .After staling the several points on which they based their decision to leave their posts, the brothers concluded their letter with this  Victory Claims End; Front 'More Fluid'  GUATEMALA, June 26 (AP)—The Gup.tomalan government, under attack for more than a week by invading insurgents, stopped making broad claims of victory today.  Instead it told of heavy casualties on both sides, and admitted that the situation was “more fluid” than earlier in the week.  That it was true there had been many casualties was indicated by the fact labor union members were furnishing blood for transfusions to the wounded here.  For security reasons there j were several other develop- T^n  ments that could not be published here or abroad under existing censorship regulations. However, the situation on the surface appeared surprisingly calm and government control appeared to be complete in the capital.  The government began broadcasting detailed instructions to the people on what to do in case there should be a big air raid.  Officials said such a raid was possible and urged the people to be calm, to hasten to the nearest place of safety and to stay indoors. Special instructions were given on how to put out fires from incendiary bombs.  The Guatemalan High Command continued to claim that government troops were in control of the situation and had insurgent invaders in retreat everywhere.  Ask Meeting  WASHINGTON. June 26 (fL_TeH of the 21 American republics tonight called for an emergency meeting of foreign ministers July 7. probably in Rio de Janeiro. Brazil, to work out means of dealing with the Communist menace in Guatemala.  The call for the conference, expected to be approved quickly by the Council of the Organization of American States at a session tentatively planned for 3 p.m. Monday, came as the war situation in Guatemala took a more serious turn.  The bombings of Guatemala by rebel forces became more intensive. The boasts of Guatemala’s  The situation in the capital ap- i pr^ Communist government that it peared to be calm and normal, but 1 would wipe out the invaders went officials said anything may happen unrealized.  now.  Embassies Crowded  Persons seekmg poliiical asylum continued to crowd into foreign embassies here, with the gov'ern-ment making no ef/«t to sWp them. The Salvadorean Embassy now houses 116 of these refugees.  The United States was among countries asking for the meeting which is something the government of President Jacobo Arbeni of Guatemala has fought at every turn. .Arbenz' diplomats bad maneuvered—up to now unsuccessfully —for a hearing before the Security Council of the United Nations on  the Panamanian four, and the Chilean Embassy a large but un- [ its charges of foreign aggres^oe. known number.    •    There it asked ior and got the  The gpvernment radio tonight is- {support of Soviet Russia, sued an unexplained call for all |  highway workers to report for im- i    ................................. ........  mediate duty.  Seteral foreign newsmen and photographers, including Cubans,  $30,000 Fire Rips Big Spring Plant  BIG SFRINU, Tex . June 26 J  annual os.»«ay contest lor senior i The Bugg Meat Pac’xmg Co. plant high school stiKlcnts. First place; on Big Spring’s northwest e^e  Therefore we believe that the Methodist Church should repent iu errors and admit its weaknesses and change its course, but since we have lost hope that such will happen we must withdraw from its fellowship, for conscience’s sake  REV. CHARLES J. COOKE , . . breaks with Methodists  they have been faithful and in which they are continuing toward perfection in this life — because if they bad it they would be effectively preaching it. As a result, we believe that the vast majority of Methodist people, ministers and laj-men, are at presen unconverted and comprcunised into a watering down of the basic Wesleyan doctrines.’*  Finally, they said “we cannot accept the liberal tendencies of  Venezuelans and Frenchmen, have arrived in the capital from Mexico, but the government refused permission for them to visit the front. Reports Uprising A communique also declared an  THE WEATHER  r. s. DEP4KTWEXT OF COMM WEJSTHEW BI WEAC ABILE.NE A.ND VlCtNfTY — Fsrttjr clo4i4;!r Simdao luad Memday vrith acattwd tbuadershonvcrs master in afteraooa ud evetuBii hish Sunday bmt 90; low ates-  anti-Communist uprising had bro-  ken out in Puerto Barrios, chief •''Orth centr.xl axd west TtxAS-  Guatemalan port on the Caribbean, and, ’There is fighting in the streets and plazas.”  It said the fuel tanks, which remained after the port’s main oil tanks had been destroyed by rebel air raids several days ago. were blown up.  The communique said 500 or nuHC anti-Communists yesterday staged another uprising in the town i  P;irUy cloiKty »»»'Wti widely »caKcrvd tXuiKlefMMwtr« SuBday and Moadayi But niitcti cWaoie ta tempvratura*. TEMPERATI BES  Sat.P M. 7«    «3  ..... M   M    S3    S3    SI  ..... 77   7*  Sat X. 7S 7* 75 T3 73 7C 7S 79  m  M  17  and the gospel’s, so that we may preach in tne freedom of faahr : our semimanes.  Points Listed    |    Profownd Experimce  The page - long, single - spaced j McMurry’s President Cooke said typewritten statement from the j “ibe situation that led up to their  of Jalapa and were attacking military' installations.  The communique, the seventh issued by the rebels smce Col. Carlos Castillo Armas pulled the trig-  wcnt to Tommy Todd. 18. of Pasa dena; siHond place to Dtxle Frosch, 16. of Hou.-iton; third, Chandler Davuison. 17. of El Paso.  burned to the ground tonight. The loss was estimated at $30.000. Cause of the fire was not determined.  made these principal  Churchill Stresses Strength For Living With Russians  WASHINGTU.N. June 26 P — ¡jwrts Foreign Stvret.^ry Anthony either to end the Indochina war  honorable terms or create  ministers points:  • We can no longer accept the hali-congregational. half-episcofial fonn of church government which now exists and which results in the layman’s .nabiUiy to iccept the leadership of a pastor who is *in charge.*  • We cannot accept the trend o( the Sunday School literature which assumes the brotherhood of man and the fatherhood of God without regeneration its basic assumption that man is naturally good . its emphasis on gradual or progressive conversion through an ed  See COOKE’S SONS. Pf. 3-A, Cat, 1 ' See REVOLT. Page t-A, Cel. 1  .. I » .  .... 7:38 .......    3;30    .....  ....... 4:30 .......    5:30 .......    *:» .......   ..... 7:30    .......    •:» -------    t 30 ..    ...  ....    . W:30 . ------ —  11:3» ......... —  M    lS-30    ...    —  Hiifc *ad low l»uu<er»taru* for 34 hovn eatM at < 30 a m ; W luid n.  HiSli aa4 low temprruutnu M»« 4«iO Im( .v(^u    103    *Bd 31.  Sua»rt I»«    T:»    p. m. Smrum  tfay Î 34 * m Soo»*i    7    M    pm,  BaramMcr rtadutg at 9 30 pm. SIJO. R*Ui«« kttJ&Kiay «t 9:30 p m, M ptf ceal.  I  Prim*' Minister Churchill told con-1 F.tlen whose rtvent .si>ei'ch contain-i on honorable terms or create • 1 ^    ^    o.    uhAie h*»art.  grc>.sioiml leaders tod.iy the Uniteil j ing barlxHl criticism of U S. for- “united front” of anti<'ommunist I    i^u^Na-  Stales and Britain, as military eign inilicy arouseil bitter com j nations to block new Red aggrea- fP partners, mu.st remain strong and menls from top State IVpartment sion; •    5  Spr PHONF. Pair 2 A. t oi. I  Rejection Asked For British Plan  W A.HINGTO.N. June 26 'f-Twelve ineinbi'rs ot the Hounc For eign Affaun t'ommiticc hew m\ msihI President Kii-cnhowei to tiat ly rejiH't the Biiti.'sh l>i-Mi lor a nonagviiession paet In A. oi 'act a complete review ot l('! -‘!;’.n anl In a letter to the While Hoase. It was UariUHl. the congreNMnen said that Biiti.s)» Fure> ;ii S»cre tary Eden’s call for a nonaggivs sion treaty with Asian t tminumists “»hatters'* tlie American jHilicy ol iismg aid to weld free nal ions together to stop Coinmunisi «ggres •ion. They held that the I*Men plan would not only accept Communist conquests but ‘guarantee" them.  partners  vigilant in order to ivrmit "jvace-iul etH'xtstem'e“ with Hui-.sia The 79 .year old British leader spoke brieily to 22 bcnate and ; Houfu' leaders who joimxl him as pui\"ts at a White House luncheon President Eisenhower gave in his : honor  1 Meanwhile Eisenhower and Sec-i it'tary of State Dulles, w ith an as-,si;4 from Au.stiulia s vismng for-I ei.^n mini.ster, were lepoi ted press-i ing Churelull to agree to quiek ac tion by tree nations to .save UihI Ihraatencd Soulhr-ast Asia TiMvk Not of Split Person.s who atlendvsi the White House lunche«m rejKnttsi t'hiireh-ill iiuliitHily noliHt the iplH in Astaic iH*liey which thieatfeiif the' traditionaUy clo.se ties Mwwn Britain and the I niteil StatiM.  However, he ti>ok the view that difienng views Ivetween friends can l>e considered calmly in order to devise a j-.Riit approach.  “11 IS Mter to talk jaw to jaw then to have war.” Churchill was quoted as saying In aildres.sing the congressmen. Churchill made clear he fully «up-  I. Australia's Foreign Minister  officials    ,  I'rosidem Kisonho>..-r a.Ki S«r.. R'‘'h«r<i    «'k  Dulles |ier.son»ll,v l»'1> '“P    •"<*    .\mwuMi  peace while itself  MOVIE BENEFIT SLATED  Spann Appreciation Fund  Jumps Post *8,000 Mark  The Junmy Spann Appreciation Fund passed the SS.CM) maik Saturday. Contributions to the fund totaled $8.055.47 Saturday' night. W’ally -Akin, manager of Inter-denying the! state Theaters here, reported that j  New gifts Saturday; Behrens and Behrens Insurance Co Ungren and Fraxier Abilene Rebekah Lodge No 89  the  u.ry o( Slat. Dulles    ‘  ursed Bnum-s l»adei, Kloui « uh !    1    noswl    »hu-h    »lrive.s    I«    'I«.«'  bemg  ITince of Peace its avoidance of gjpg gi in tickets had already «R & R Electronic Co.  ursea miiain s teaoei, amng wuni---    i    ,..«1    uhieh    strives    to  Foreign S*.crct.uy Anthony Eden. ' hat his government “is    of  to add Britain’s military might to    !    for a mutual def^ive arw^. w«    imo    ft ”  a free world coaiition of nations as    |    o\en\ in Soulheas Asia I hope the Nvrn    into    ^  ..... u.. ... .v.ci.hi..    discu-ssions will start on it soon    s^iasea    la    aiaw  rapidly as fx)s.siblc Elsenhower and Dulles were re  2. Informed officials said I’Ve-  ...    ...    mier Mendes-Franee, the new  fxirlrti to_ have rt ivs5cd ^this^ >^ew •  been soW Saturday, for a special. Anauymous midnight show for the Spann fund. AntMiymous Tickets art being sold by policemen and women meter checkers.  .Akin said Saturday, “U looked like the show is going to he a sellout” .Ail proceeds from the show%  “The Big Chase,” will go to the  Mr and Mrs Jack G.  Welch. Sweetwater Hogue’s Paint and Decorating Service Anonymous .Anonymous  Judge  The brothers charged that the Counc il of BishcH's no longer repre-^nt the Methodi.xt Church and  in .separate nuvlings at the White !    on    subjects    about    wWch  House ami Mate IVpartment as i encouraged about the pros- ‘ the* bishops are not qualified to  their eonfidenual talks    armistice with the jmige "such as endorsing the Pres-       .  Churchill and Eden enlereil their ;    fo    end the 7 year-old ; ident’s proposal to iiool fuisionable tributing aU her proceeds from Mr and Mrs. Carl S.  sivond day    Indochina .struggle Numerous de- material with an enemy which has sewing to the fund.  tails remain to be worktxl out but sworn the destructuw of our gov Mendes France was reported tvpti-1 ernmert and the Christian refi  ed July t.  Mrs. L. B McMaster Jr . 1801 North Mockingbird Lane, is cvmi-  R C. Grisham KRBC and KRBC TV  3 iHher l»evelopi«enls  The.se other key developments, meanwhile, made it clear a climax n)t.4tic about an agivemenl involV' was rapidly approaching in the    ^ tenuxirary military partition  f|xH‘ world s much-vii.’-cusseil efforts j    yiet Nam, and a possible deal  ' guaranteiHug imiepencence for  A&M Prof Dios i wighborii^    „  3 Ihresidenl Rene Coty ot Fraiwe  BHVAN. June 26 Funeral sei'viv'es will be held here to intH row afternoon for Dr Thomas F Mayo, 61, 11 member of the Texas A&M tftcuUy tor 3$ years, who died tovlay in a Houston hospital  sent Eisenhower a letter express ing reaihness to begin “cvmverat-tion» of a eonfidentiid and intltnate chai acter” with American officials about Southeast Asia and the stalled plans ftw crftting a tlx-nation European defenit army.  gion    I  Support Not Full The t’ookes addmi that they felt tht'y were not receiving the full jiUlHKnt ol their superiors “m our j earnest atlemfU to return to the j doctrines and the experiential r«w j ligion which was the genius of early Methodism “\Ve Ciuv no longer assume.” they continued, “th^ our breth-ren in the ministry have had an uiucw witness of the Spurit to w hich  Shoulls  Her husband and i>pann joined i Mr and Mrs. R M. Fielder the police force here 0« the same | \ aden Engimtnng Co. dgv    !    Ralph P Hunter  “I’ve had a wonderlul response . Folliard s. Inc,  We knew Jimmy real well. ’ Mrs Shop l>ept.. City of Aluleiie Me Masters said Saturday    ;    Bob Roberts         Howard B. Hill    20.00          Clifford C. Huff    500      25.01    Willuvm H Kidwell    5,00      50.00    James B. McCollum              Bobby D. Owen    300      7 74    Randolph Owens    500      x> IV    Edwin R Roberts    5 00      L« 00    Thomas B. White    500      5 00    Roy Flippo    5.00          Nathan Curry, Cisc-o    250      5,00:    Linda Blanch Curry. Cisco    230      1    V C. Walker    500      1Ô .00 ,    Clyde Trammell    5 00      2W,    .Anonynious    30W      1 00    Cloud's Cleaners    son      15 Of.;    Woolen Hotel    25 00      10 00 i    Lubbock I'olice .Assoc iation    50 00      10 00    Ex-FoUceman of Abilene    10 00      25 00 ;    A. Clark Riggs, KRBC          I    engineer    500      10 00 !    Mr and Mrs Ray E Harris    500      5 00‘    J. S Ar ledge    3.50      10 00    Lylian ArU-dge    250      y&) *    T R Bac-on    350      5 00^    The Ciinie Fharmaiv    35 00      20 Oli    Mr & Mrs Dale B Vaughn    500      200    Anonymou.s    1.00      g    Anonymous    5.00     stands at $6.510 W. All debu of the ! Employes    7    W  family, totaling $1.545 45. were Following members of the Abilene  paid Friday Contributions to the fund maybe mailed or brought to The Reporter News. Check» should be made payable to the Jimmy Spann .Apprtciauon Fund.  FNre Dept;  Em I W Abbott Ernest G. Barringtoii Robert L. Brown Paul D Edwarda David A. INidge  500  500  890  500  6.00  The Empieye« and A.xsociates of R F. Ball Construction Co, Inc. representing all Crafts In construction of the the new Abilene High School    74    40  TOTAL  n.ottir  F  t  t  - f   

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